Paloma Herrera by Alice Sanguinetti

Hand of dancer

Paloma Herrera photographed by Alice Sanguinetti

And tour, which revolves… White metal. 26 x 28 x 20.


Paloma Herrera. Born on December 21, 1975.
Is a former dancer of ballet argentina. He was a principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, one of the Hispanic artists enshrined in the world scene of the ballet, with a dazzling career.

At the age of 18 gets his Green Card for the United States, being the first time that an Argentine receives his visa of dance professional under the name "Alien of extraordinary talent".

She was promoted to first (lead) dancer of the American Ballet Theatre in 1995 at the age of 19 to be the youngest to do so in the history of that company. It is now the advertising image, worldwide, of the firm of watches Movado, the most important sponsor of his ballet company. The most prestigious choreographers who created ballets for her include: Twyla Tharp, James Kudelka, Nacho Duato and Jiri Kylian among others.

Since 2003, he is a member of the Artist Committee (jury) for the most important artistic award of the United States, the Kennedy Center Honorees, which is delivered in the National Celebration of the Performing Arts, which is delivered by the President at the White House, since 1978.

Herrera participates in the videos of the American Ballet Theatre. She was hired by the Balanchine Trust Foundation for the movie Theme and Variations with Alicia Alonso and is the protagonist of the last two ballets – Don Quixote and Coppelia – filmed for the Public Library of Lincoln Center in New York. The BBC made a documentary about his career. In addition to being a highly respected dancer, is a common presence on the social scene of New York.

La Foundation Dr. Henry Rossi presents a new proposal linked to the art in order to raise awareness about the importance of self-examination in the prevention of breast cancer. On this occasion will be fourteen sculptures created especially for the #ArtistaEnMetal #Marcelo Toledo who inspired hand of women convened, as special talent of each, which represents each piece. From this, they were photographed by Argentine photographers, creating this groundbreaking exhibition whose mission is to raise awareness from the symbolic, for the prevention of breast cancer, since they are the hands of women who can, through the auto exam early detection of disease.

"Them hands of these women represent them hands of all them women, looking for mobilize it awareness and forming the idea of that each an is only e unrepeatable, that is can differentiate of others women by its activity, by their features personal or by its texture, but that before the possibility of collapse cancer of breast, all is return equal."





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